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Our Top Five Serial Campaigners

Running a PledgeMe campaign is no picnic. But some campaigners must either have boundless energy or the best crowds known to man, because they just keep coming back. We went project-hunting to find our top five serial campaigners, and ask them […]

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Saving the World Through Video Games

There are only 55 Maui’s dolphins left in the entire world. Their species teeters on the brink of extinction, along with NZ’s other natives, the Hector’s dolphin. Very little is being done to protect these species. But Gamestarter, the team […]

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Game, Set, Match.

Earlier this year, we had the pleasure of teaming up with the Wellington City Council and some superstar social entrepreneurs, to run their Smart Energy Challenge. This was an initiative in which community-led projects ran crowdfunding campaigns on PledgeMe, which […]

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Posted by Anna
Crowd around

Do you want to help more crowdfunding campaigns come to life? We’re doing an open call for people that want to support crowdfunding, be it by offering their flash film making services at a special rate to copy writers with […]

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Crowdfunding 101 in a Hot Rod

This success story had a sweet ride on the crowdfunding circuit… Hot Rod Revue definitely has the lowdown on New Zealand’s hot rod culture – the online magazine’s fabulous team crowdfunded over $7160 (over their $6000 target!) to make their […]

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U.F.O Funding Takes Off

Thanks to your support, Berlin-based director Gregory David King will have a home away from home during the two months he will spend in New Zealand working on his film, U.F.O. The New Zealand Film Commission-funded film, produced by Mhairead […]

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Wanna Jam in a Wig Wam?

Wig Wam Jam is part of Fringe Festival 2013. A public street theatre project in an open air gazebo filled with costumes and props. Passersby are invited in to don costumes and be filmed doing any small smidgeon of performance […]

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A budget and a plan walk into a bar…

The success of Amanda Palmer’s Kickstarter campaign in May of 2012 highlighted the potential revenue opportunities for crowdfunding creatives.  Initially setting out to raise $100,000 for a new record, art book and tour, Palmer ended up exceeding the $1m mark.  […]

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